The Knockerdown Inn & Restaurant
Knockerdown, Nr. Carsington Water, Ashbourne, DE6 1NQ
If you are planning a trip to the tourist attraction of Carsington Water then you must pay a visit to The Knockerdown Inn & Restaurant. This traditional 17th-Century Inn exudes charm, and all who visit agree the food and drink served here is of an exceptional standard. There is a superb restaurant and a traditional bar, with a low beamed ceiling and a roaring fire during the winter months. Cask ales are on offer along with a selection of wines, spirits, soft drinks and an impressive coffee and tea menu. Food is served throughout the day from an extensive menu featuring a range of dishes to cater for all tastes, plus interesting daily specials and a young diners' menu. The pub uses local ingredients and the cuisine is freshly prepared by a team of diligent chefs. Outside, the inn boasts award-winning gardens with ample seating for dining alfresco. There is a children's play area, toddler area and a variety of farm animals on view, including a family of donkeys and black African ostriches. Offering a great day out for the whole family (dogs are also welcome) with delicious food and real ales, The Knockerdown Inn & Restaurant really does Derbyshire proud. A lovely country pub to be enjoyed by all.